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America's got some serious new talent! Tonight's two-hour finale slowly took the top ten acts and whittled them down to five, including mentalist Oz Pearlman, comedian Drew Lynch, professional regurgitator The Professional Regurgitator (also known as Stevie Starr), R&B duo the Craig Lewis Band, and ventriloquist Paul Zerdin. In the end, it was down to Lynch and Zerdin, but only one act could win the million dollars and show on the Vegas strip. That act was... Paul Zerdin! Host Nick Cannon revealed that there was only a 1% difference in votes between the two men, who both impressed the judges and America on a consistent basis throughout the season. Zerdin is »
The 10 remaining acts in America’s Got Talent‘s 10th season have spent nearly three months pouring their blood, sweat and (in some cases) contents of their stomachs into the competition — and in a few hours (9:57/8:57c-ish) , a victor shall be crowned.
RelatedAmerica’s Got Talent Finale Recap: The Winner Is…
But before the winner is revealed, let’s take a look at the 10 remaining hopefuls:
* Oz Pearlman, the mentalist — no not that mentalist — has a pretty decent shot at the Top 5.
* Uzeyer Novruzov, the ladder acrobat, barely escaped elimination last week. (Thanks, Dunkin Donuts!) Talented though he may be, »
Howie Mandel made an insensitive comment about eating disorders on Wednesday’s live broadcast of America’s Got Talent. When contestant Stevie Starr, who is a professional reguritator (Aka he swallows random objects whole and brings them back up in one piece), was being judged, Mandel praised him in a politically incorrect way. “This would probably come […]
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- Spencer Macnaughton
Sowie, says Howie. America's Got Talent judge Howie Mandel apologized on Tuesday, Aug. 25, after his ill-conceived joke about eating disorders during the show's live broadcast sparked backlash on social media. Mandel, 59, praised fan favorite Stevie Starr — "The Regurgitator" — a professional who swallows objects whole and well, regurgitates the items. Only Mandel's praise fell flat. "This would probably come out wrong," Mandel told Starr during the broadcast. "But you, sir, make bulimia entertaining." Immediately, fans reacted with outrage, lashing out against Mandel for his insensitive comments. Mandel [...] »
The pitfalls of live television in the era of social media continue: Comedian Howie Mandel found himself in hot water Tuesday night over an ill-conceived bulimia joke on a live episode of NBC’s America’s Got Talent that sparked immediate backlash on social media. Mandel shared his suspicion that the joke would likely not go well but proceeded with it anyway. Capping a rousing judge reaction to the act of a fan favorite, The Regurgitator (Stevie Starr), who swallows… »
Howie Mandel is doing damage control. The America's Got Talent judge is apologizing after making a comment that wasn't well-recieved during tonight's live telecast. It all started when fan-favorite Stevie Starr, who is known as a "professional reguritator"—for his talent of swallowing random objects whole, and managing to bring them back up in one piece—was being praised by Mandel on the show. Admitting that his remark would "probably come out wrong," the comedian declared, "You, sir, make bulimia entertaining." Oof. There wasn't an immediate reaction from the audience, but it seems as though Mandel caught wind of backlash on social media, »
6 items from 2015
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